A genetic robbery in Australia’s quailthrush
Our DNA studies of Australia's quailthrush have revealed many secrets hidden among these remarkable birds, including a genetic robbery.
Australian white sharks follow pathways etched in the seafloor
Extensive tracking of the southern-western white shark population has revealed epic oceanic excursions, including a 12,240 km return trip to sub-Antarctic waters.
A unique collaboration explores the future of our oceans
What if we could imagine a better, more sustainable future for our oceans? Future Seas 2030 is an innovative, interdisciplinary project doing exactly that.
Novel interventions are more than a ‘cool idea’ for the Great Barrier Reef
The best scientific minds are applying novel interventions to help the Great Barrier Reef fight and adapt to climate change. From freezing coral larvae to shading and cooling measures, learn how we're hoping to help the Reef.
Science on an island sanctuary: Surveying Ashmore Reef Marine Park
Ashmore Reef Marine Park is one of Australia's most remote marine parks. Recent fieldwork will help Parks Australia adaptively manage this island sanctuary.
Genomic breakthrough in invasive species management
A cross-Tasman collaboration involving our Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform and Managing Invasive Species and Diseases program has produced the first full genome sequence of the ship rat.
Building resilience in the wake of a disaster
We Aussies like to think we’re resilient, but knowing what that looks like at a time of unprecedented challenge takes more than national pride – it takes good science.
Understanding complex interactions the key to the freshwater croc’s future
A failure to grasp the details of the life of freshwater crocodiles in the places they live is likely to bedevil their conservation.